THOUSANDS EXPECTED TO ‘PARTY WITH A PUROSE’ IN ORLANDO THIS LABOR DAY WEEKEND FOR TENTH ANNUAL ALLSTATE TOM JOYNER FAMILY REUNION
August 31 – September 3 Gaylord Palms & Resort Hotel Orlando
Over 14,000 attended last year, for the popular destination event celebrates ‘Black Family’ and unforgettable fun with celebrity appearances, exclusive concerts, unique activities, seminars, theme parks, and more!
Bobby Brown expected to return for New Edition performance Saturday, September 1, 2012; Teen sensations Diggy Simmons, OMG Girlz, part of Scream Tour Next Generation, Part 2 expected to draw large crowds.
Joyner acknowledged the following, “The Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion is the ultimate celebration of black family. Our activities are non-stop and creates endless opportunities for the attendees and families to share a lifetime of memories.”
Established in 2003 as the family “party with a purpose,” this budget-friendly event provides the ultimate Tom Joyner experience for the popular personality’s more than eight million weekly listeners. For the 6th consecutive year, Allstate continues its commitment and support of Joyner by serving as the event’s title sponsor. Throughout the weekend, Allstate will showcase their dedication in providing African American families with a fun, affordable vacation by sponsoring the event’s Opening Night Reception, Sunday morning celebrity meet and greet, expo job/career fair, and trip give away to next year’s Family Reunion event. Other 2012 Family Reunion event sponsors include Alzheimer’s Association, Cracker Barrel, Kissimmee, FL, Visit Orlando, Susan G. Komen, United Healthcare, Centric, TBS’ For Better or Worse, Cartoon Network, Fox’s Won’t Back Down and NBC’s Guys with Kids.
In addition to the unforgettable LIVE concerts, the event that boasts “something for everyone” will also showcase inspirational forums, late night comedy shows hosted by Tom Joyner Morning Show crew members J. Anthony Brown and Huggy Lowdown and engaging seminars led by celebrity guest speakers Sharon and Billy Blanks Jr., Duane Martin and Tisha Campbell-Martin, Royce Reed, Rev. Omarosa Manigault and Wendy Raquel Robinson.
The always enjoyable, FREE and open to the public event expo will also host dozens of vendors, interactive exhibits, demos, and exclusive celebrity autograph signings. This year’s expo will feature musical performances by Kenny Lattimore and Lenny Williams and a vow renewal ceremony for more than 45 guests wanting to recommit and showcase their love.
For the 10th year, the Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion will be held at the newly remodeled Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center. Families that live in the central Florida area can be a part of this year’s festivities by purchasing individual ticket sales for all daily concerts (Friday night, Saturday night and Sunday morning), which are still available and on sale now. Tickets can be purchased on www.blackamericaweb.com. Florida guests are also welcome to attend the free event expo to experience all of live performances, demos and more.
For more information about the 2012 Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion, go to www.BlackAmericaWeb.com or call 407-2498-9191.
Concert Tickets can be purchased at BlackAmericaweb.com or on site at the box office https://tix.extremetix.com/Online/?siteID=2805&cartID=d8cff187-7ab9-4621-9f07-3226ee05dc51